1. Are These Rio Olympic Stars All-Time Sports Famous?

    Katie Ledecky dominated the Rio Olympics, but will general sports fans be talking about the American swimmer a year or two from now? Sure, the established stars were and are in Rio ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 11 months ago 6,811 reads 0 comments

  2. USA Is the 1st Country Ever to Sweep the Medals in the 100m Hurdles Event

    Fact: Brianna Rollins, Nia Ali and Kristi Castlin won the gold, silver and bronze, respectively, in the women's 100-meter hurdles on Wednesday night. The U.S...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 11 months ago 6,613 reads 4 comments

  3. Summer Olympics 2016 Schedule: Rio TV, Live-Stream Coverage for Thursday Events

    The 2016 Summer Olympics are nearing their end as we head into Day 13 of 16 from Rio de Janeiro . Individuals and teams are either trying to add to their resume with more medals or end their time in Brazil on a high note...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 11 months ago 2,149 reads 0 comments

  4. Olympic 2016 Medal Count: Thursday's Updated Tally, List of Winners and Results

    Germany, Ukraine, Hungary and Spain all claimed Rio 2016 gold medals in the four canoe sprint finals at the  Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas on Thursday...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 11 months ago 12,915 reads 0 comments

  5. Medal Tally Olympics 2016: Wednesday's Standings, Results After Each Event

    A trio of Americans swept the women's 100-meter hurdles on Wednesday at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro . Brianna Rollins won the gold, Nia Ali won the silver and Kristi Castlin secured the bronze...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 11 months ago 445 reads 0 comments

  6. Chinese Acrobats Use Teammate as a Jump Rope in Olympic Routine

    There are no more gymnastics medals at stake in the 2016 Summer Olympics , but that didn't stop some Chinese acrobats from showing off. More of an after-party than an official Olympic event, the gala is not judged...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 11 months ago 7,000 reads 4 comments

  7. Olympic Soccer 2016: Live-Stream Schedule, Predictions for Men's Medal Matches

    When the young players from Brazil's 2016 Olympic men's soccer team trot onto the field for Saturday's gold-medal match against Germany, they will have 90 minutes to earn redemption for a nightmarish soccer match none of them participated in...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 11 months ago 3,054 reads 0 comments

  8. Olympic Soccer 2016: Live-Stream Schedule, Predictions for Women's Medal Matches

    After kicking off the 2016 Rio Olympic Games two days prior to the opening ceremony, the women's football will come to an end on Friday with the gold- and bronze-medal matches...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 11 months ago 2,664 reads 0 comments

  9. Olympic 2016 Medal Count: Thursday's Easy-to-View Nation Rankings and Results

    Usain Bolt returns to the track on Thursday evening as the men's 200-metre final headlines Day 13 of the Rio 2016 Olympics...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 11 months ago 265 reads 0 comments

  10. Olympic Canoeing 2016: Thursday Sprint Medal Winners, Order, Times and Results

    Ukraine's Iurii Cheban set an Olympic-best time to successfully defend his London 2012 title at Rio 2016 in the 200-metre men's canoe single on Thursday, while Isaquias Queiroz dos Santos took bronze for hosts Brazil...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 11 months ago 1,011 reads 0 comments

  11. Bold Predictions for Men's Olympic Soccer Final

    The men's soccer competition at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games has reached the final stage, and an enticing game awaits us...

    B/R Video Written by B/R Video about 11 months ago 12,791 reads 25 comments

  12. Olympic 2016 Results: How to View Thursday's Live Medal Tally Updates

    The focus of the sporting world rarely deviates from Jamaica’s Usain Bolt when he takes to the track...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 11 months ago 262 reads 0 comments

  13. The Armless Archer

    Matt Stutzman was born without arms. To help feed his family, Matt learned to shoot a bow. He was soon competing in tournaments and won a silver medal at the 2012 London Paralympic Games...

    B/R Studios Written by B/R Studios about 11 months ago 75,005 reads 21 comments

  14. Olympic 2016 Medal Count: Updates on Thursday's Medal Standings for Each Nation

    The United States has built an insurmountable lead in the overall medal count at the 2016 Summer Olympics with four days of competition left in Rio de Janeiro...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 11 months ago 17,130 reads 0 comments

  15. Marriage Made in Olympic Heaven Gives US Decathlete Ashton Eaton Winning Edge

    RIO DE JANEIRO — He didn ’t exactly go all out—at least not on their first date, anyway. But Ashton Eaton has always known it’s better to start slow and have a strong finishing kick than to reveal your moves too fast...

    Lars Anderson Written by Lars Anderson about 11 months ago 177,042 reads 38 comments

  16. Return from Exile: Wrestler Daniel Dennis Faces the World After Desert Retreat

    RIO DE JANEIRO — Daniel Dennis will never forget that long, lonely drive across the United States, pulling out of Iowa City, Iowa, in the spring of 2013 and cruising onto an endless ribbon of road...

    Lars Anderson Written by Lars Anderson about 11 months ago 130,280 reads 33 comments

  17. Olympic Badminton 2016: Medal Winners, Scores and Thursday's Results

    South Korea's Jung Kyung-eun and Shin Seung-chan beat China's Tang Yuanting and Yu Yang, 21-8, 21-17, for the bronze medal in Thursday's women's doubles badminton finals at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 11 months ago 955 reads 0 comments

  18. Decathlon Pro-Athlete Dream Team Debate: What-Ifs for LeBron, Cam, J.J., Others

    Watching the Olympics with its global mix of athletes competing in events many of us see only once every four years inevitably stirs up a number of what-ifs among those who love sports...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 11 months ago 62,614 reads 106 comments

  19. Ryan Lochte Discusses Alleged Mugging at 2016 Olympics in 'Today' Interview

    On Wednesday night during a conversation with NBC's Matt Lauer, American swimmer Ryan Lochte altered some details about an alleged mugging in Brazil during the 2016 Summer Olympics...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 11 months ago 20,533 reads 3 comments

  20. Pia Sundhage One Win Away from Completing Her Golden Master Plan

    Pia Sundhage, if you are a keen follower of the women's game, needs no introduction, she is now just one game away from winning gold at the Olympics for the third consecutive games...

    Andrew Gibney Written by Andrew Gibney about 11 months ago 775 reads 0 comments

  21. Honduras vs. Nigeria: 2016 Olympic Men's Soccer Bronze-Medal Form Guide and More

    There weren't a lot of highlights in the semifinals for either Honduras or Nigeria, but each team will need to bounce back if it wants to take home a bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 11 months ago 2,114 reads 0 comments

  22. Brazil vs. Germany: 2016 Olympic Men's Soccer Gold-Medal Odds, Form Guide

    Although the path was a bit tricky, Brazil and Germany have lived up to expectations and will face each other in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics gold-medal match on Saturday...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 11 months ago 6,823 reads 14 comments

  23. Sweden vs. Germany: 2016 Olympic Women's Soccer Gold Medal Odds, Form Guide

    Sweden go into their first-ever Olympic final on Friday as big underdogs against Germany but confident in the knowledge that they have seen off defending champions the United States and hosts Brazil to get there...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 11 months ago 3,007 reads 0 comments

  24. NBC Olympics Schedule 2016: Rio Thursday Event Guide, Live-Stream Info and Picks

    Only four days remain of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro , but there's still a lot of exciting action to come. Many of the medals have not yet been decided, which means the standings could change significantly before Sunday...

    Jared  Johnson Written by Jared Johnson about 11 months ago 6,304 reads 0 comments

  25. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Live Results and Highlights from Aug. 18

    Usain Bolt did it. He won the 200-meter dash in a labored (for him) time of 19.79 seconds ahead of Canada's Andre de Grasse and France's Christophe Lemaitre. Bolt lived up to the billing and won going away...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bleacher Report Olympics Staff about 11 months ago 53,455 reads 24 comments